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Photo: Zafer Kazilkaya/AKD

Divers collect ghost nets and ghost gear from Gokova Bay Credit: Zafer Kazilkaya/AKD

Underwater clean-ups in Turkey help free the Mediterranean from ghost nets

Fishing gear discarded or lost at sea are a widespread, and often overlooked, global problem. “Ghost nets” or “ghost gear”…

8th June 2021

Monk seal cave proves popular in Gökova Bay

New footage from Turkey is showing that conservation efforts are paying off, as several Mediterranean monk seals have been spotted…

23rd April 2021

ELP launches new video for Earth Optimism

From 26 March – 4 April 2021, the Cambridge Conservation Initiative hosted ‘Earth Optimism Cambridge’– a ten-day festival which aimed…

7th April 2021

Nature-based economy strengthened in Portugal’s Côa Valley with launch of new network

Nature-based businesses often operate more effectively when they work together, multiplying the benefits for themselves, their clients as well as…

26th March 2021

Polesia project celebrates as nature reserve granted further protection

The ELP-funded Polesia project, a transboundary initiative which stretches across Belarus and Ukraine, is celebrating a huge win, as Almany Mires…

18th March 2021

Why we need wetlands

The world’s wetlands are disappearing three times faster than its forests, with 90% lost since the 1700s. Wetlands are a…

19th February 2021